Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sweet Potato Casserole

Whenever I think of Sweet Potato Casserole, I immediately recall warm memories of family gatherings, laughter, and delicious Southern comfort food. Although I have had enjoyed many different Sweet Potato Casserole recipes over the years, this recipe is my favorite. … Continue reading

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School Night Spaghetti Sauce

Although I love making homemade foods, sometimes I just don’t have time. School Night Spaghetti is a quick, easy sauce that still packs a lot of flavor. Because I still want that homemade taste, I have tried to modify some … Continue reading

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Stuffed Shells

My friend Rosa Poppante, an Italian through and through, tells me that when she cooks authentic Italian food, she thinks of the Italian flag — red, white, and green. If, she says, she is missing any of the colors, she … Continue reading

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Heather’s House Vinaigrette

If you are looking for a quick, easy, and delicious homemade vinaigrette, then you will love this one. It is so simple, and yet, it is great with any combination of greens and veggies that you can imagine. . From … Continue reading

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Tang Pie

It isn’t summer until we make Aunt Gina’s Tang Pie! Well, summer is almost here because I whipped up two Tang Pies today! This dessert is a staple during the summer. Anytime we have friends or family over for a … Continue reading

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Seasoned Vegetables

A side of veggies can either be really good or really bad. I have perfected the side order of vegetables, or so I think. I like them, anyway. They are tasty and very healthy! These roasted vegetables are perfect with … Continue reading

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Black Beans Especial

I deviated from Jennifer Griffin’s recipe to come up with my own black bean recipe that I think is pretty “especial.” She serves these beans with her outstanding Chicken Enchiladas. Whether you this recipe in your 7-layer dip, as a … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

I love Mexican food, and one of the quickest, easiest and most delicious takes on a Mexican classic is my Spicy Chicken Fajita Quesadillas. When you are expecting friends for an informal meal, this is a great recipe to make … Continue reading

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Maw Maw Madge’s Pea Salad

At Thanksgiving this year, I was introduced to Maw Maw Madge’s Pea Salad. I can tell you this…Looks can be deceiving! This cold salad is delicious and is best served with comfort foods like Fonda’s Chicken Casserole, Picnic Pulled Barbecue, … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Fruit Salad

I came into the kitchen from folding clothes, and I found Jackson, my 8-year-old son, sharp knife in hand, cutting fruit on the counter top (sans cutting board). When I asked what he was doing, he told me he was … Continue reading

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